Desirée Taylor is Senior Correspondent and back-up anchor of NJTV News with Mike Schneider, whose beat to date has covered all New Jersey counties. An Emmy-award winning news reporter with more than a decade of experience, Taylor is a familiar face to New Jersey’s public television audience from years as a General Assignment News Reporter at the week-nightly news broadcast NJN News. There she also served as back-up anchor and hosted several special programs, including Our Voices, which featured Newark mayoral candidates, and the Lincoln Douglas Debates, and guest-hosted Images Imagenes, a Hispanic public affairs show, State of the Arts and Another View. Taylor launched her professional journalism career at NBC TV 40 in Linwood, where she served as a General Assignment News Reporter, substitute Anchor and host of a community affairs show. She has moderated mayoral debates in Jersey City and Newark. She currently resides in Central New Jersey.